WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

As usual, Apple has pulled out all the stops. While they released a couple products over the past few weeks (including a new iPod Touch and the updated 8-Core MacBook Pro), they left the best for last. Check out all the details you missed.

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro
  • What is WWDC? WWDC is Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference that takes place every year in June. It goes from June 3rd to the 7th of June in San Jose, California.
  • What announcements do we normally get from WWDC? In the past, Apple used to announce new iPhones or other big ticket items, however, the conference has evolved and the iPhone announcement usually comes in September. But, we are always open to surprises!
  • What are some of the special events at WWDC 2019? Other than the keynote which we’ll be covering in this blog, Apple WWDC 2019 also includes the Design Awards, Morning HIIT Workout with Aaptiv, and so much more.

It’s that time of year again – the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference is here. With the tech giant releasing a variety of products in the week leading up to the event, we’ve been on the edges of our seats to find out what else is in store. Here’s a full review of all the big announcements, new products, and juicy details.

Apple tvOS

– Redesigned home screen for a more engaging cinematic experience

– Includes multi-user support

New tvOS wwdc 2019

– All new control center makes it easy to switch between users

– Enjoy personalized music experience with the new tvOS with in-sync lyrics support

tvOS multi-user support

– Game controller support extends to Xbox 1X and PlayStation Dualshock 4

Apple watchOS

– More watch faces come to life – gradient phase, large numeral phase, digital phase, California dial, and solar phase.

Apple watchOS 2019

– Taptic chimes will bring a bird song to your wrist

6 new watch faces

– Audiobooks app for listening to books

– Voice memos and calculator also come to Apple Watch

– Independent app support for developers to come up with more apps that don’t require the iPhone pairing

– The App Store comes to Apple Watch

– The watchOS 6 comes with Activity Trends to compare your fitness and health progress over the last 90 days

watchos 6 wwdc 2019

– New metrics will give you the motivation you need for long-time fitness

– Noise environment will help you protect your hearing health by detecting the environmental noise. It will periodically listen but not record any audio

Noise environment watchos wwdc 2019

– Women can now visualize their menstrual cycle with the Cycle tracking app. It’s also available without an Apple Watch (in the Health section of your iPhone)

cycle tracker watchos

– New Pride edition bands introduced for the summer

iOS 13

– 85% of iOS customers are on the latest release

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Downloads will be 50% smaller while updates will be 60% smaller than before

– App launch speed will 2X as fast

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Dark Mode finally comes to iOS 13

– Reminders app has been revamped from the ground up – with smarter typing, smart lists, and more

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– The new Maps app will roll out to the entire US by the end of 2019 – from a brand new launch screen to organizing collections, you can now do it all from the new Maps

– Lookaround in Maps gives you a 3D view of the place you want to visit

– New Maps have been designed to be private and secure

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Sign-in with Apple will help you log in to apps without being tracked or force you to use social media (by using face ID)

– HomeKit secure video lets you analyze your recorded video at home and then secure it in iCloud where no one including Apple can see it

– Storage for up to 10 days will be automatically stored in iCloud

– HomeKit enabled routers will automatically cut off from others in case one is compromised

– Memoji Stickers will make communicating online with your identity even more fun

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Portrait lighting in the camera gets even better with more refined lighting adjustment

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– You can finally rotate a video in iOS 13

– Photo organization gets smarter with machine learning intelligence so that you get to see all your captures without duplicates

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

AirPods

– AirPods will announce and read messages as soon as they arrive

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Audio sharing comes to AirPods with just a tap

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

HomePod

– Handoff comes to HomePod for a seamless navigation

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– 100,00 radio stations with Siri will make listening to audio as easy as can be

CarPlay

– Dashboard gets a revamp which lets you see your whole day seamlessly

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Siri will work with third-party apps like Pandora and Waze to make your on-the-go experience even better

Shortcuts

– Comes to iOS 13 to make creating your customized shortcuts super easy

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

Siri

– Neural TTS gives Siri a more natural tone

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

iPadOS

– Pin your widgets right on your home screen

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Split-View: multi-window capability for apps on iPad

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Quick actions with file previews with rich metadata

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Folder sharing with additional SMB file sharing

– You can now plug in a thumb drive to iPads

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Import directly to Lightroom

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Desktop-class browsing comes to Safari on iPad

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Download manager comes to Safari with 30 new keyboard shortcuts and more

– Apple Pencil latency brought down to 9 milliseconds

– PencilKit API launched for third-party apps to incorporate the Pencil in their designs

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

Mac Pro

– Stainless steel frame forms a strong structure for foundation

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Stainless steel handle will make it easy to move it around

– Intel Xeon processor with up to 28 cores

– It gets 300W of power with a massive heat-sink for high-performance capacity

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– It comes with up to 1.5TB of system memory

– PCIe expansion comes back to the Mac with 8 internal PCIe slots

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– There are 2 built-in 10GB Ethernet ports

– Afterburner turns the Mac Pro into an efficient video-editing machine

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– It’s as quiet as an iMac Pro despite having 3 advanced fans

– The lattice pattern reduces heat while the optional wheels make it easy to move anywhere

– Pricing starts from $5999 (available this Fall 2019)

– There’ll be a version optimized for Rack deployment

Apple 6K Pro Display HDR

– 32-inch LCD, 6016 x 3284, 6K Retina display

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– This display is 40% larger than iMac 5K display

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– P3 color, 10-bit, with reference modes

– Polarizer gives a wide viewing angle

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– The contrast is 25% better than other displays

– It can do 1000 nits at full-screen brightness “indefinitely”

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio

– The display stand can also turn into portrait mode

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

– Pricing starts from $4999

– Vesa Stand will be for $599

– Pro Stand starts from $999

macOS Catalina

– Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple TV is the future of iTunes

– 4K HDR support to make your media on MacBook the best ever

– Sidecar lets you use the iPad as a second display for your Mac

– Control your Mac entirely with your voice using the latest Siri technology

– Activation lock will make your Mac less attractive to thieves

– Project Catalyst will help developers create Mac versions of existing iPad apps

WWDC 2019 – Apple 6K display, iPadOS, and the new Mac Pro

With the new products and exclusive software upgrades, do you think Apple was able to live up to the hype around WWDC 2019? Share with us in the comments below.

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Meet Madhurima Nag

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Social Media at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a digital marketing lecturer/speaker and loves to voice her opinion on marketing, crowdfunding and gadgets (of course!) in general.

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